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Playing With: I'm Not Angry
Basic Trope: A character does not have a feeling (usually anger) but is brought to it by other characters' insistance
  • Straight:
    Alice: "Boy, you look angry."
    Bob: "I'm not."
    Alice: "But you really look like it."
    Bob: "Well, I'm not."
    Alice: "But-"
    Bob: "I'M NOT ANGRY!"
  • Exaggerated:
    Bob: "I AM NOT ANGRY! AND DON'T YOU TELL ME I AM OR I'LL PUT YOU THROUGH THE WALL!"
  • Downplayed: ???
  • Justified: ???
  • Inverted: Someone who never gets mad is screaming, but forces himself to relax when someone repeatedly expresses shock at this.
  • Subverted:
    Alice: "Boy, you look angry."
    Bob: "I'm not."
    Alice: "But you really look like it."
    Bob: "Well, I'm not."
    Alice: "Oh, okay."
  • Double Subverted: ...And two minutes later...
    Alice: "So, why are you angry?"
    Bob: "I AM NOT ANGRY!"
  • Parodied:
    Alice: "But you do seem angry."
    Bob: "I AM NOT ANGRY!"
    Alice: "Then why are you screaming?"
    Bob: "I AM NOT SCREAMING!"
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted:
    Alice: "Boy, you look angry."
    Bob: "I'm not."
    Alice: "But you really look like it."
    Bob: "Well, I'm not."
    Alice: "But..."
    Bob: *calmly leaves*
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded:
    Alice: "But are you angry?"
    Bob: "NO I'M NOT!"
    Alice: "Well, now you sound angry."
    Bob: "Because you keep bugging me!"
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited:
    Alice: "Are you angry?"
    Bob: "No."
    Alice: "Are you angry?"
    Bob: "No."
    Alice: "Are you angry?"
    Bob: "GET OUT!"
    Alice: "Mommy, he yelled at me!"
  • Defied:
    Bob: *walks into room* "Don't you dare tell me I seem angry!"
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

Alice: "Why don't you go look at that trope about people insisting they aren't angry?"
Bob: "I am NOT angry!"

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